Hey, Remember When John Kerry Really Hated Missile Defense?

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Here are the headlines from Drudge.

The “Flashback” headline goes to this:

In the 1980s, when now- Secretary of State John Kerry was a Democratic U.S. senator from Massachusetts, he criticized the Reagan administration’s plan for a missile defense system — known as the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) — calling it a “cancer on our nation’s defense.”

According to an Aug. 5, 1986 storyfrom the Associated Press, then-Sen. Kerry wanted to cut funding for SDI — critically known at the time as ‘Star Wars’– and called the program a “cancer.”

“In debate, Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., called Star Wars ‘a cancer’ and said ‘what we must do is deny this program the funds that would enable this cancer on our nation’s defense to grow any further,’” the 1986 AP report said. (Read More)

Don’t you feel better now?